World-Building Wonders – Animal Research Inspires Cultures

Welcome to another installment of World-Building Wonders! Find an escape into an author’s awesome world — and worldview! Today’s featured author is Terri Luckey. I’ve had several compliments on my world building in the Kayndo series and I’m often asked how I came up with everything. The answer is three-fold. I dreamed some, I did research, … More World-Building Wonders – Animal Research Inspires Cultures

World-Building Wonders – Mystics as Conduits of God’s Power

Welcome to another installment of World-Building Wonders! Find an escape into an author’s awesome world — and worldview! Today’s featured author is Laurie Lucking. When I began the first draft of my current work-in-progress, I encountered a problem. I had a strong sense that I wanted to include Christian themes in my story, but the … More World-Building Wonders – Mystics as Conduits of God’s Power

World-Building Wonders – Using Historical Details

Welcome to another installment of World-Building Wonders! Find an escape into an author’s awesome world — and worldview! Today’s featured author is Heather Elliot. In 10th grade, I wrote three 90+ page novels and two 60+ page shorter stories, all of them set during World War Two. I learned several things from that experience: A) … More World-Building Wonders – Using Historical Details

World-Building Wonders – A Quick Glimpse of Little Folk

Welcome to another installment of World-Building Wonders! Find an escape into an author’s awesome world — and worldview! Today’s featured author is James Puckett. Perhaps the main world-building component of my current WIP involves a group of people that are about six inches tall in comparison to most of the rest of the characters. Although … More World-Building Wonders – A Quick Glimpse of Little Folk